Publication version consultation
The publication version consultation on the Minerals Local Plan under Regulation 19 of the Town and Country Planning (Local Planning) (England) Regulations 2012 (as amended) ran from 19 August 2019 to 30 September 2019.
The publication version of the Minerals Local Plan sets out the proposed vision and objectives for mineral development in Worcestershire, and includes the proposed strategic policies and development management policies which will be used to make decisions on planning applications once the plan is adopted.
The consultation gave six weeks for people to comment on the legal and procedural compliance, the soundness of the Minerals Local Plan, and whether the duty to co-operate has been met.
Following the publication version consultation, all representations have been collated and submitted alongside the Minerals Local Plan to the Secretary of State. .
The Secretary of State will appoint an independent Planning Inspector to assess the 'soundness' and legal compliance of the plan. Further information is available on the Examination in Public web page.